Marshall Grant of Counsel, J. Andrew Fine, along with co-counsel Daniel Devallier of New Orleans, sucessfully settled claims on behalf of a number past and current NFL athletes against individuals who solicited these athletes to participate in an ill-fated real estate investment.  The claims were part of a larger overall case that had been pending for over a year prior to Fine and Devallier’s involvement.  By thinking creatively, filing a separate lawsuit, and seeking to garnish and attach certain assets that had been overlooked or dismissed by other attorneys, Fine and Devallier were able to protect their clients who previously stood to be excluded from any settlement.  Fine and Devallier’s strategy broke an apparent stalemate between the other parties, and led to all parties participating vigorously to finalize a confidential financial settlement for Fine and Devallier’s clients.

Andrew Fine focuses his practice on international law and complex litigation in the United States and abroad.  In this capacity, he has represented clients on a variety of matters, including real estate and company acquisitions, government relations, litigation, and asset recovery.  He has experience with legal matters in the United States, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.  Mr. Fine also concentrates on fraud investigation and recovery for professional athletes and others, both within the United States and internationally.  Finally, Mr. Fine serves as outside general counsel for a diverse range of companies, and represents select clients in government inquiries.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fine was general counsel for a large international private equity firm.  Previously, he worked primarily on condominium, corporate transactional and civil litigation matters, and also as a special consultant to major international law firms in Belgium and Switzerland.  Mr. Fine was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida.  He has practiced since 1997 and currently splits time between South Florida and Durham, North Carolina.

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